Monday, July 13, 2020

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Apple Care – Part 4 – back for more repairs (ALS broken)

Well, I must say that I have been getting to know Apple Care a bit more that I really would have wanted to. Where I last left off, Apple had totally "styled me out" by fixing my case with...

Windows Update Error 80245003 – Windows Update won’t run on Vista RC2

Updated on 06.25.07: I have added some more detailed steps based on feedback I received. See end of post for further details. I'm playing around with Windows Vista on a test box that I have. So far, it's looking like...

Helper apps for the Mac (specifically Remote Desktop Connection)

I'm sure that if you are a mac user and you use Microsoft's Remote Desktop (RDC) to connect to other PCs, that you have become frustrated on how limited the capabilities are. I found a couple of tools that...

Apple Care came through with flying colors!

OK, it looks like the saga is over. Today, I finally received my laptop today (see all of the previous posts). Actually, I was pretty impressed with this round. I shipped the laptop this past Monday, it was received...

MORE Apple Support madness!!!

So...the madness continues. After all of the fun as outlined here and here, and thinking that "all was well" when I received the laptop package yesterday...all hopes were shattered when I started reading the form letter in the repair...

A happy ending to the Apple Support Vicious Circle

Well, I didn't think it would happen...but it did. Finally, I was able to talk to someone live...after being on hold for 35 minutes. This time, when I went through the SAME status line, there was an option to...

Stuck in a vicious Apple support circle

Ok, I just have to vent for a bit here...but first I want to say that I have always loved Macs and Apple computer...I endorse them, support them, fix them and use them. I'm encouraged with their recent decisions,...

Cookie Monster killed my Safari

Over the past few days, I had been having issues with Safari simply crashing every time that I launched it. No matter what I did (Disk Repair, Repair Permissions, etc.), I was unable to correct. I had to resort...

The blame game

Macs rule! Simple, elegant and the stuff just works. Prime example: new digital camera. After our old digital camera died and we purchased a new one, we, of course, wanted to see how well it worked. The test: take...
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